Did life ever exist on Mars?
Astrobiologist Ackley Griven once set out to answer that questionand came up with squat.
The mining companies, though? They struck gold on the red planet. Gold and oil.
When accidents in the low mines bring Griv back to Mars with a delivery of mining bots to replace the ones that were inexplicably destroyed in electrical fires, his stale search for Martian life is thrust onto a surprising new trail.
Not Alone is a science fiction short story about space ships, superstition, and one man's lifelong obsession.